Nursing students supported by Dr. Thomas Gleason Scholarships

Jul 5, 2022

Two students have been awarded scholarships to help them pursue careers in medicine, thanks to a scholarship fund created in honor of Dr. Thomas Gleason. 

Dr. Gleason, a Wareham physician who served the community for over 38 years, passed away in February, 2020 after a brief illness. A memorial scholarship was established to assist Wareham residents who plan to pursue or are enrolled in careers in the field of medicine.

Savannah Kelley, who graduated this spring from Bourne High School and from Cape Cod Community College, where she earned an associates degree through the Early College Experience Program. Kelley will study nursing at either Northeastern University or UMass Dartmouth. She was awarded $1,000. 

Kelly Baker will continue her studies in nursing at the Froelich School of Nursing at Assumption University in Worcester, MA. She also serves as a Student Ambassador and is a member of the Diversity Council. She was awarded a $500 scholarship.